Foundations of Law : Cases, commentary and Ethics

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 9/7/2010
  • Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
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FOUNDATIONS OF LAW: CASES, COMMENTARY AND ETHICS, 5th edition will provide your students with an overview of American law and its legal system to assist them in preparing for advanced courses of study. Each chapter is written with clarity and conciseness to facilitate comprehension of the material. Over eighty excerpted judicial opinions with accompanying questions are used to illustrate basic themes and challenge your students beyond acquiring knowledge. The Chapter Scenarios are designed to make students apply chapter concepts to hypothetical cases. Chapter Review Questions, Critical Thinking Review Questions, and Cyber Exercises at the end of the chapters will promote your students' learning and retention.

Table of Contents

Law and the Profession of Law
Sources of the Law: Cases
Sources of the Law: Legislation
Trial and Appellate Courts
State and Federal Courts
Procedure in Civil Cases
The Law of Criminal Procedure
Criminal Law
Torts, Personal Injury, and Compensation
Contracts and Commercial Law
The Law of Property
Family Law
Administrative Law and Procedure
How to Read a Case
The Constitution of the United States of America
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